Fighting for Their Lives

The 28th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad's Green Zone is the busiest military trauma center in the world. Casualties can arrive with as little as a one-minute warning. "Probably about 95 percent of our casualties come in by air," said Maj. William White, the head nurse. "Since the surge started, we are seeing more coming in by ground." Since White arrived in October, the hospital has treated close to 9,000 trauma patients. Iraqis, both friend and foe, are treated here, but mostly...Full Story
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